Products I Use for a Matte Sculpted Face

The Products I Use for Matte Sculpted Skin

During summer months I glow, no matter what.  I have oily skin and while there are products that give me semi matte skin for a few hours when it’s sweltering, there is nothing that can keep me matte all day. Its  easier to keep a matte sculpted face when temperatures start to drop. However, I [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: BECCA Ultimate Coverage Complexion Creme

BECCA Ultimate Coverage Complexion Créme

The official start of summer is upon us. It seems like mere minutes ago we all had the collective shivers because winter just would not end. Summer brings much needed warmth but it also brings humidity that is sometimes stifling. Heat, humidity and makeup don’t go well together, so, I’m on a quest to find [...]

Summer Makeup 101: Tinted Moisturizer


This post is inspired by the barometer. In case you haven’t noticed — Spring has sprung and Summer’s just ’round the corner. Hopefully you’ve been reading ThisThatBeauty all Fall/ Winter and have been putting in work with respect to your skin care routine. For if you have, you will embrace my upcoming recommendation. But if [...]

Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012: DeShawn Hatcher for Becca Cosmetics

Feature Venexiana by DeShawn Hatcher for BECCA

One of my favorite runway looks this season, by far, was the look created by DeShawn Hatcher for Becca Cosmetics at VENEXIANA. The 20′s/ 30′s retro vibe set to a modern 2012 landscape captured my heart right from the start. Ms. Hatcher shares the beauty deets on her catwalk creation: For complexion: First we used [...]

Beauty Destination: ShopNBC


Where will you be tonight at 9:00PM? I’m tuning in for the launch of ShopNBC’s first ever Beauty Day. The 27-hour event kicks off with “Beauty Confidential”, a show dedicated to bringing viewers the latest and greatest products from the experts behind the brands. I’m looking forward to curling up in my Snuggie and checking [...]

Fall Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Becca


I. WANT. THIS. LOOK! For fall 2010, Becca Cosmetics’ Prairie Moon Collection features tones of khaki taupe, charcoal and caramel. I die! The collection embodies a free-spirited bohemian vibe with a melange of rustic and romantic tones. Eyes are richly rimmed with intense shades green and grey. Cheeks are rose-flushed. Lips are caramel-colored lips and [...]

Fridays with Felicia: Volume 13


Fridays with Felicia: An intimate look behind the curtain as I share my favorite style/ beauty discoveries and ThisThatBeauty shenanigans from previous week. The highlight of my fashion and beauty filled week was the opportunity to attend the sneak peek event for the Target Harlem Grand Opening. The star studded press event occurred on July [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall/2010: Day One Reflections


With a nasty case of self diagnosed food poisoning barely behind me, it was with much trepidation that I made my way to day one of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Rather than over exert my barely regulated tummy by crazily jaunting from show to show, I decided to play it as cool as a fan and [...]

Spring Trendspotting: Sun-kissed Makeup


Baby its cold outside but the bitter chill that is characteristic of January never stops the makeup obsessed from looking forward to Spring makeup trends. Like clockwork, every season about this time, Spring collections are launched. This season you will see many emerging color stories and trends. One Spring theme to catch my attention is [...]

ThisThatBeauty Approved Holiday Gift Guide: For the Makeup Obsessed


Today’s gift guide is is for the gal pal on your holiday list who absolutely positively lives for makeup (meaning: she’s a lot like moi). Gloss, bronzer, blush…you name it – she’s obsessed. Not sure what to buy your makeup loving BFF? Fret not, I’ve got you covered. Behold… ThisThatBeauty Approved Holiday Gift Guide: For [...]